About

Find out more about our history, our management and our brands.

Springer Nature is a leading academic and educational publisher serving the needs of researchers, students, teachers and professionals around the world. It is Springer Nature’s mission to help the community to discover, learn and achieve more. We serve this cause by making knowledge accessible across our three business areas of Research, Education and Professional.

Springer Nature advances discovery by publishing robust and insightful research, supporting the development of new areas of knowledge, responding to the needs of the research community and making ideas and information accessible around the world. Our research publications include the respected Nature Research portfolio. Each year we handle more than 1 million article submissions and publish around 300,000 articles across almost 3,000 journals and 13,000 books. We are the largest open access research publisher and home to Scientific Reports, the world’s largest open access journal. Last year, our content platforms were visited almost 2 million times per day.

Our History

Our History

Springer Nature was created in May 2015 through the combination of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media.

Springer Nature has roots and values built over 175 years from its respected and established portfolio of brands.

Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance

Through our Code of Conduct and other internal policies and guidance, the principals of responsible governance, compliance with laws and ethical business conduct are embedded throughout our organisation. 

Our Management

Our Management

“This is an exciting time for Springer Nature. Never has the role of research and education been more important as we develop innovative ways to meet the evolving needs of our customers - academic researchers, students, teachers, professionals and wider society, in markets across the world.” - DANIEL ROPERS, CEO

Supervisory Board

Supervisory Board

Springer Nature’s Supervisory Board supervises the management of the company. The Supervisory Boards include three independent members and with a wide range of skills and years of experience, members of both the Supervisory Board and the Management Board are ideally placed to promote the long term success of the company.

Our Business

Research

As a research publisher we are advancing discovery by publishing robust and insightful research, developing new areas of knowledge and making research accessible.

Education

In Education, we support students, teachers and institutions through a lifetime of learning by providing them with high quality content in the most relevant, engaging and flexible formats.

Professional

As a professional content provider, we are one of the leading content and solution providers in the areas of medicine, transport, business and engineering.

Our trusted brands

L_brandstrip_springer
L_brandstrip_natureresearch
L_brandstrip_bmc
L_brandstrip_palgrave_macmillan
L_brandstrip_scientificamerican
L_brandstrip_apress
L_brandstrip_adis
L_brandstrip_jbmetzler
L_brandstrip_macmillaineducation
L_brandstrip_springerhealthcare

Stay up to date

_
Follow us on Twitter

Here to foster information exchange with the library community

_
Connect on LinkedIn

Connect with us on LinkedIn and stay up to date with news and development.

small_youtube